Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
Meat enhanced with solutions and flavorings can have five times as much sodium as would naturally occur in the product.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
City dwellers are arguing that the USDA's definition of urban food deserts undervalues locally-owned corner stores as viable alternatives to supermarkets.
The USDA hopes that providing funding to producer-to-consumer organizations will bring fresh food options to food deserts.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA unveil a new nutrition icon that aims to emphasize the importance of portion size when determining what to eat.
The USDA now says you can "Be Inspired" to cook pork less, but one state has made it illegal for restaurants to cook rare beef. The pink meat controversy!
Food deserts are areas where 20% of the population lives in poverty and 33% have difficulty accessing a grocery store.
A farm policy group is accusing Organic Valley of taking advantage of a loop hole in the organic standards. What does it means for chickens to be "outdoors?"
House Republicans have begun to pass a budget that includes serious cuts to some food-related organizations.
Farmers struggle to balance rising rates of soil erosion with the need to produce more crops.
New, stricter standards placed on the chicken and turkey industries are predicted to prevent 25,000 cases of foodborne illness a year.
The USDA cracks down on two producers for not staying true to their responsibilities as organic producers.
The FDA was awarded over $4 billion in funding to help pay for its food safety programs, while the USDA experienced budget cuts.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in North Carolina has stopped serving fried chicken and French fries in their school lunches. What about your school?
After the deregulation of alfalfa, organic consumer groups are divided on where to place the blame.
For the first time ever, guidelines focus on the growing obesity epidemic, telling Americans to eat less, and emphasizing a plant-based diet.